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If more certified diabetes educators (CDEs) and diabetic counselors made telephonic coaching available, would you be interested in working with one?
Yes. I have wanted to work with one, but my schedule is too hectic to meet with someone in person.
 
Yes. I would be more comfortable speaking about my diabetes on the telephone
 
I already work with someone face-to-face, but it would be nice if he/she had the telephone option too.
 
My current CDE/coach/counselor already offers telephone consultations.
 
No. I prefer face-to-face meetings.
 
No. I don't feel that I need to work with a CDE either way.
 

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